A word of caution, though: My mustache reminded at least one New York comedian of porn stars. Mine apparently wasn't the only one that prompts people to reach for that metaphor:
Douglas Friedman, 36, a photographer, has endured many a jab since he grew a “porn-star ’stache,” as the basic mustache is now widely known, on a whim 10 years ago. “I get a lot of good-natured ribbing, but it’s usually derogatory,” he said. ...Widely known as "porn-star 'stache"? I am out of touch!